Pharmacy Technologist

Right to Care - Location: Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia, Copperbelt

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
29/03/2019

Description

Position
Pharmacy Technologist
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

ABOUT US

Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • HIV Treatment & Care, ART and Essential Medicines experience
  • 3 – 5 years post Community Service
  • Previous public sector experience preferably within HIV field

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Logistics management course
  • Call centre experience within a healthcare environment
  • Knowledge of the Zambian public healthcare sector

TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Client orientated
  • Good planning, organizing and decision making skills
  • High quality standard of work
  • Computer literate – MS Office and call centre programmes
  • Good understanding of Medicines and Related Substances Legislation
  • Be able to work within the framework of a team

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Ensure that all new patient scripts are captured and checked/validated by a pharmacist
  • Follow up with facilities where necessary regarding patient scripts.
  • Dispense patient ready packs for patients according to scope of practice.
  • Report potential medication/therapy errors to pharmacist
  • Dispense patient ready packs for patients according to scope of practice.
  • Report potential medication/therapy errors to pharmacist
  • Provide training to other Health Professionals with regard to pharmacy related issues
  • Train and Tutor Pharmacist Assistant learners registered with the Pharmacy Council for training
  • Provide training to other Health Professionals with regard to pharmacy related issues
  • Train and Tutor Pharmacist Assistant learners registered with the Pharmacy Council for training
  • Provide training to other Health Professionals with regard to pharmacy related issues
  • Train and Tutor Pharmacist Assistant learners registered with the Pharmacy Council for training

DISCLAIMER

By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.  Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.

Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.  As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Specializations
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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Company

Employer name

Right to Care

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